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Rory Zamansky to Present National Business Institute Webcast on Social Media, Email and Text Evidence

November 10, 2015

Rory Zamansky, a partner in the Minneapolis office of Zelle Hofmann, will present two sessions during a day-long video webcast titled “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)” for the National Business Institute.  CLE will be available for attorneys. The webcast will take place on November 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Central.

From email to Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, to YouTube, Pinterest and video surveillance, this comprehensive ESI guide will give attendees valuable insight into ways for identifying, preserving, producing, admitting and blocking ESI, including:

  • Recognizing key social media, email and text evidence and traverse obstacles to ensure relevancy, authenticity and that the best evidence rule is satisfied.
  • The latest rules, case law and procedures regarding the admission of email evidence.
  • Common spoliation pitfalls, sanctions and defensible legal hold hurdles.
  • Critical mistakes attorneys make when collecting Facebook and LinkedIn evidence.
  • Understanding metadata, how to scrub it, remove it from documents and produce responsive, non-privileged ESI with appropriate metadata and OCR.
  • Skillfully obtaining ESI from smartphones, third parties, flash drives and external hard drives.
  • Effectively working with social media companies to obtain deleted information.
  • Applying business record and excited utterance hearsay exceptions to email, text messages and more.
  • Proven methods for testing ESI, including comparison, hash tags, encryption and metadata.

Zamansky will present on the topics “Using Expert Witnesses to Get Your Evidence in (and Keep Theirs Out)” and “Real-World Examples, Handy How-to's and Sample Screen Shots.”

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